Tag : Nuclear Program

Iranian Regime as Defiant as Ever with the $100 Billion-plus in Sanctions Relief
12 Jul
10:50

Iranian Regime as Defiant as Ever with the $100 Billion-plus in Sanctions Relief

By Lawrence J. Haas | US News July 12, 2016, at 11:15 a.m. As the global nuclear deal with Iran marks its one-year anniversary this week, Tehran is maintaining its fierce anti-Americanism, receiving $100 billion-plus in sanctions relief with which it can better confront the United States in its region and beyond,…

Resurgence of terror and repression following the deal with Iran
22 Aug
8:32

Resurgence of terror and repression following the deal with Iran

Four improvised explosives devices (IED), containing more than 25 kilograms of TNT, had been defused at the headquarters of Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan near Sulaimani.  Iranian agents assassinated more than 270 activists belonging to various Kurdish opposition parties inside the Southern Kurdistan Region between 1992-1997. Iran has repeatedly threatened the authorities in the Southern…

While Iran spends on nukes, people complain of lack of medical resources
07 Aug
4:14

While Iran spends on nukes, people complain of lack of medical resources

Kurdpa: Recently the medical facilities in the city of Sardasht in Wurme (Wast Azarbijan) Province have been experiencing shortages in medical supplies, especially for pregnant woman. Patients have turned to nearby cities for treatment as hospital officials in their hometown have refused admission. According to the relatives of the affected…

Unrest in Kurdistan, Nukes Deal with Iran, Parts of Our Discussion on WSRadio with Host Cynthia Dillion
14 May
1:38

Unrest in Kurdistan, Nukes Deal with Iran, Parts of Our Discussion on WSRadio with Host Cynthia Dillion

This interview was conducted on Wednesday May 13, 2015.  Here are some of the discussion excerpts from WSRadio website: The View from Abroad. Iran. Sharif Behruz Sharif Behruz is co-founder of the Iran Roundtable, described in its website as a “non-partisan, non-profit coalition of Iranian-American of all ethnic groups and…

Islamic Republic Is Betting on Time
01 May
1:25

Islamic Republic Is Betting on Time

Iran Roundtable The Five Permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1) and  Iran announced a framework parameters regarding the regime of Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear program on April 1st in the run-up to reach a final deal by June 30. Despite the high optimism of a…

Iran’s Rouhani: Lift sanctions immediately or no final nuke deal
09 Apr
1:27

Iran’s Rouhani: Lift sanctions immediately or no final nuke deal

USA Today Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, joined that nation’s president Thursday in saying any nuclear agreement must include the immediate lifting of economic sanctions choking the country. In his first public comments on the framework for a deal with world powers released last week, Khamenei told a gathering…

Congressional Hearing: Iran Nuclear Negotiations, Status of Talks and the Role of Congress
21 Jan
11:31

Congressional Hearing: Iran Nuclear Negotiations, Status of Talks and the Role of Congress

Senator Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), the committee’s ranking member: “Iran needs to know that there will be consequences for failure – and that consequence will be additional sanctions,” “Up until now, Iran has not been motivated to make tough decisions. I hope that there will be an agreement in March, but…

Clifford May: The ideology of Islamic Republic of Iran does not differ from that of the ISIS
20 Jan
11:38

Clifford May: The ideology of Islamic Republic of Iran does not differ from that of the ISIS

Without the threat of pain, Iran’s rulers won’t budge By Clifford D. May – – Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Experienced negotiators know this: The side most willing to walk away from the table generally wins. The side that seems desperate for a deal loses. Yet President Obama is telling the…

No prospect of any deal, Iran will either dither or change course
27 Nov
2:01

No prospect of any deal, Iran will either dither or change course

Sharif Behruz for Iran Roundtable When the Joint Action Plan was agreed upon back in 2013 to reach a deal by this past July on Islamic Republic of Iran’s controversial nuclear program, the parties involved in the negotiation, P5+1(5 Permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany) and Iran agreed…

Talking with Iran is like bargaining with the Devil
11 Nov
3:37

Talking with Iran is like bargaining with the Devil

Having missed a July deadline for reaching an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, the six world powers party to the talks — the United States, Russia, China, France, United Kingdom and Germany — have set Nov. 24 as their new deadline. Iran says there will be no extension…

Business as usual with Tehran as the interim deal unravels
11 Feb
4:24

Business as usual with Tehran as the interim deal unravels

Now with the interim deal in the horizon, the US appears to be the main proponent of engagement with the IRI regime.  Accordingly, and as the argument proceeds in Congress, there is little or no prospect of reining in the controversial nuclear weapons program – now at its most advanced…

A mysterious Iranian-run factory in Germany
17 Apr
12:07

A mysterious Iranian-run factory in Germany

-Not so mysterious, given the European and especially German cozyness with the Iranian regime in the last 3 decades. -I bet the Canadian-Iranian man in the story can easily come and go between Iran and Canada, and the Canadian government has done nothing about it. -Iran owns a factory making these sensitive…